Saturday, November 17, 2018

Red Lights & Green Lights: Weapons Control in the Palestine Authority?

At a time when Hamas threatens more terror activity against targets throughout Israel, it may be instructive to note the extent to which the Palestine Authority directly licenses arms for the Hamas instead of...

Common Myths of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Zichron Yaakov, IsraelThe Middle East conflict is unique in that every journalist, foreign newspaper columnist, rabbi, politician, political scientist, and Church leader is an armchair expert on Israel's political problem with the Arab world....

40.8% of Palestinians Favor Suicide Attacks Against Israeli Targets

The following are the results of a poll of a representative sample of 500 adult Palestinians from Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Hebron conducted by the Palestinian Center for Public Opinion (PCPO) at Beit Sahour and...

A Secular Israeli Asks: Should Civil Rights of Observant Jews be Protected?

A major political issue facing Israel now is the question of whether in Israeli democracy someone has the right NOT to desecrate the Sabbath. Yes, you read that correctly. No misprint. There has long been tension...

Palestinians Need Permanent Homes Now

One of the most important topics on the agenda of any Middle East peace conference should be how to improve the socio-economic conditions of Palestinians in refugee camps in the West Bank and Gaza...

Arafat Gave “Green Light” for Attacks Against Israel

On the night between the 9th and 10th of March, realizing that Israel was firm in its decision to build on Har Homa, Arafat gave the signal to renew terror attacks. He also released...

The “NEW” Jerusalem Post

It is particularly difficult to critique that which a newspaper does not cover or that which the paper chooses to relegate to the back pages The new Jerusalem Post, now under the editorship of David...

Does Rhetoric Replace Policy?

On the evening before the long-planned March 17 meeting with his counterpart in the Palestine Authority, PA justice minister Abu Medein, Israel Minister of Justice Tzachi HaNegbi talked tough, declaring to a cheering Likud...

Official Complaints Filed to US Ambasssador Martin Indyk

Joyce Boim, an American-Israeli citizen residing in Jerusalem, has filed an official complaint with US Ambassador Martin Indyk, following her meeting with Israel Minister of Justice Tzachi HaNegbi. Mrs Boim had requested that HaNegbi...

The Media vs. Tenenbaum

My friend is facing the trial of his life. His trial is not in front of any judge, tribunal or legally mandated court. It's in the electronic soundbites and newspaper headlines where he is...